8 week: Couch to finish line 5k Plan (Beginner Plan)

This is an 8 week training plan designed for the person who is starting to get into, or back into sports with the goal of completing a 5k race at the end. The plan revolves around 2 - 3 hours a week of training which include 20 - 45 min days, 3 - 4 days a week. The plan does end with a scheduled race the last day. If you don't have a race scheduled, you can still use this plan to get your body ready for a 5k baseline test! Before beginning this plan the athlete should have had a consultation with their doctor to ensure they are healthy to begin an execise routine. Frequently asked questions: Q. I've never ran in my life - or - I was a star running in high school... 20 years ago. Is this plan for me? A. Yes! As long as you have consulted with a doctor, and have no medical issues preventing you from exercise - this is the plan for you! Q. Do I have to start this program on a specific date? A. No. When you purchase this program, you can begin at any time. Just make sure you STICK WITH IT for the best results! Q. I'm lost; what do you mean by tempo runs, intervals, and what the heck is a fartlek. I have questions; now what? A. You can contact us at anytime! Shoot us an e-mail and we'll be glad to clarify any questions you have.

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